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INDIAN WARS AND PIONEERS OF TEXAS.
ley. Capt. Hardin resided in the town of Liberty
with his family, until the latter part of the year
of 1843, when they removed to the country, about
nine miles northward from the town. They were
there engaged in farming and stock-raising, until
about the year 1857, when they removed again to
Liberty. Mrs. Hardin died November 1st, 1889,
at Dallas, Texas, while on a visit to her daughter,
Mrs. George W. Davis, and was removed to Liberty
daughters, Camilla Gertrude, wife of Judge George
W. Davis, of Dallas; Cynthia A., wife of Capt.
John F. Skinner, of Lampasas, Texas; and Helen
Berwick Hardin, the youngest child, who resides
with her brother, Wm. F. Hardin, at the old
family homestead in the town of Liberty.
The independence of Texas having been secured,
and there being no fear of Indian depredations,
the neighboring tribes all being friendly, the life of
Mrs. Hardin after her marriage was a quiet one,
MRS. C. A. HARDIN.
Their eldest child, a daughter, was named
Kaleta, for the old Indian, Chief of the Coshattee
tribe of friendly Indians--the old chief being
especially known and designated as the "Friend
of the White Man." This daughter died October
7th, 1884, at the family homestead, in the towIn of
Liberty. She was never married. The other children
were two sons, William Frank and Christie
O'Brien (the latter of whom died January 13tb,
1867, of a gunrshot wound received by accident
while hunting in the Trinity bottom), and three
and without incident of special note. It was spent
in the discharge of the daily routine of household
duties, visiting neighbors (of whom, when living in
the country, there were but three or four families)
and entertaining friends and strangers, as well, for
the door of the log-house in which they lived was
open without charge to every belated traveler who
passed that way.
William Frank Hardin, first son of Frank and
Cynthia A. Hardin, was born in the town of
Liberty, May 2, 1841, and resides with his young
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